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The Non-Track Fan’s Guide to the Olympics: Men’s running events

August 8, 2016 | | 10 Comments

If you haven’t paid attention to track the last four years, then this post is for you. If you do pay attention to track, but are interested in the education of your friends, relatives and acquaintances who will dabble in … Read More

James/Merritt I, US relay problems & Solinsky retires: The Monday Morning Run

May 2, 2016 |

Two retirements to announce. Sanya Richards-Ross said last week that 2016 will be her last season. It’s been almost 10 years since she ran the American record of 48.70 in the 400m. Throughout her career, she ran under 49 seconds … Read More

Historic men’s 400m, more Kenyan gold: Breakfast in Beijing

August 26, 2015 |

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Kenya continued to shine, the Americans had a decent day despite a few crucial mishaps and Wayde Van Niekerk ran himself into oblivion. Some highlights from the fifth day of competition in Beijing.

-The two … Read More

SPEED Rankings #4 Sprints and Hurdles: Bye bye Bolt

July 17, 2015 | | 4 Comments

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Before you jump into the Monaco Diamond League meet, here’s the latest update of a bi-weekly tradition. Remember, these rankings are unscientific and most likely inaccurate.  They are based on the predicted finish order if … Read More

The Monday Morning Run: The Felix double, Bolt’s back and Jager gets so close

July 6, 2015 | | 4 Comments

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The Diamond League returned on Saturday and if there is a more patriotic way to spend a fourth of July than watching a track meet from Paris on your laptop I don’t know what it … Read More

Monday Morning Run: Prefontaine Classic Recap

June 1, 2015 | | 13 Comments

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I was in Eugene this past weekend taking in the Prefontaine Classic. If you are reading this site, I’m assuming you watched, or were there in person, and are all caught up on the results. … Read More

SPEED Rankings #2: Sprints and Hurdles

May 22, 2015 |

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Much has changed since the inaugural edition of the SPEED Rankings two weeks ago. The women’s 100 got turned on its head, Justin Gatlin set a personal best and Jasmine Stowers is running away with … Read More

Five things we learned on the Diamond League’s opening weekend

May 17, 2015 | | 2 Comments

The 2015 Diamond League tour kicked off with two meets, in Doha on Friday and Beijing Shanghai on Sunday. Kevin Sully will have his usual analysis of the week’s action tomorrow morning, but here are five quick takes on the … Read More

Penn Relays and Drake Relays Pro Recap

April 29, 2015 |

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Today is part two of the delayed Monday Morning Run. Yesterday, I discussed the London Marathon with 26 observations on the year’s best race so far on the road. Now, we turn our attention to the track … Read More

Monday Morning Run: Bolt/Gatlin rivalry, Mekhissi injured, who is Elaine Thompson?

April 13, 2015 | | 2 Comments

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The proxy war between Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin is heating up, both on the track and in the media. Last week, Bolt’s manager and coach took shots at Gatlin on separate occasions. Over the weekend, … Read More